About This Course

ACADEMI’s unique Handgun/Carbine course is the follow-on to Handgun I for the individual who needs to develop safe firearm-handling skills and a solid foundation of basic shooting skills with both the handgun and the AR-15 style of carbine. The first day will focus on using the pistol while carrying the carbine and associated equipment. During the remaining two days, each student will learn the fundamentals of carbine marksmanship while maintaining the handgun option. The ACADEMI instructors will increasingly difficult tactical drills to develop superior handling skills with both weapons. The course of instruction includes a night shoot utilizing both weapons systems. Students will leave with a good understanding of shooting fundamentals and how to apply them in a tactical situation. RCO Ref WO 16737

$ 720.00 / 3 days
Includes a certificate of completion.
Rental equipment available.
Next Available Classes
Saturday - Monday
October 2014
18 - 20
Monday - Wednesday
November 2014
17 - 19
Monday - Wednesday
December 2014
8 - 10
Course Details
  • Topics
    • Characteristics and Maintenance of the Carbine
    • Fundamentals of Carbine Shooting
    • Gear Selection and Placement
    • Loading, Ready, Press Check, Unloading
    • Shooting from Prone Position
    • Barrel - Sight Relationship
    • Shooting from Low Ready Positions
    • Low Port/Entry Ready Presentations
    • Emergency Reloads
    • Transition to and from Handgun (optional)
    • Shooting from High Port, High Ready
    • Recoil Control and Target Acquisition
    • Shooting Multiple Targets
    • Tactical Sequence and Priority
    • Emergency Reloads
  • Gear
    • Carbine (5.56mm or .223 caliber)
    • Sling
    • Minimum three carbine magazines
    • Magazine holders
    • Belt
    • Handgun
    • Holster and handgun magazine holder
    • Clear wraparound ballistic eye protection
    • Ear protection
    • Firearm cleaning kit for each weapon
    • A water bottle or other hydration system
    • Rain gear
    • Clothing appropriate for climate and conditions
  • Ammunition requirements
    • 1300 rounds carbine ammunition (5.56mm or .223 caliber)
    • 400 rounds handgun ammunition; 9mm (9x19) is the minimum service caliber for this course
  • Skill prerequisites
  • ACADEMI Handgun I or equivalent training course.

  • Lodging
  • Moyock location has lodging available on campus and off campus.

    A variety of meal options can be purchased directly from our on-site dining facility for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

    Gear Rentals
    Most items on the gear list may be rented via the application at additional cost or purchased at the Proshop.